7 Quick Tips to inspire your very own Designer Feature Wall
Let me show you how to create a designer feature wall in your home.
I have put together some tips and images of some of my designs to give you some inspiration.
If you want to create the wow factor in your home, a feature wall is a quick and effective way to do this. Make sure that your chosen wall is suitably prepared and has no damp issues.
Work out which wall is the most dominant in your room.In a bedroom we often use the bed head wall, creating a backdrop for our headboards. In other rooms it needs to be a wall which is seen, it's no use adding a wonderful wall paper or panel to a wall which can only be seen from a difficult angle. The point of a feature wall is to grab the attention and really be seen, so don’t be shy.
In my designs over the years I have used many designer wall papers, paint finishes and wall panels and when ever possible I add lighting to make even more of a feature, if you are going to do it, do it well.
Adding pictures or art onto a feature wall needs to be done carefully in order to not detract from the wall covering, itself. I personally often choose to let the feature become the art.
Some of the wall panels that I have used are a real investment as they are bespoke pieces and become part of the fittings but a paint finish or wall paper can save on costs and be a less risky option if you are not 100% sure.
Choose a paper which shows your personality and colour scheme, dont be afraid to be bold with textures.
Finally, I strongly recommend using a professional to apply your chosen wall feature, as amateur mistakes can end in tears.